The focus in the House today is prevention of wrongful convictions.
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After nearly two hours of testimony in the House Public Health Committee Wednesday, committee members finally got to the crux of the battle over [...]
“I think there’s a large percentage of teachers who kind of have this quiet angst about how they’re being treated,” he says. “I think I’m fairly typical. It’s just that I’m maybe not smart enough to keep my mouth shut.”
Forget about the great GOP awakening. Now is the perfect time for Texas Democrats to figure out what the hell they’re doing. The default explanation for their dismal showing was that Texas is not just red but bloody red, a stronghold of the Republican Party and ruled with an iron fist by Pharaoh, forcing the Chosen Ones to wander aimlessly in the desert looking for manna from heaven. But now the shifting demographics coupled with a rather clueless opposition party should be working in their favor.
All this week, we’ll be unveiling The Texas Observer’s second biennial People’s Friend and People’s Foe awards. Each day this week we’ll add new [...]